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I am a politician. I care only about myself. I am a habitual liar with no morals, conscience or integrity.  When I decided I was going to run for elective office, it was because I had dreams … more
Re: “‘Positive changes’ downtown: YMCA, retail, residential developments planned for Nash & Pine,” front page, Friday: I think the new development should be created in the towers that … more
It’s time for me to think about what I want to achieve next in my career. Set myself a goal, build a plan and strive to accomplish it. Decide what’s important to me. Passions move us forward. … more
The recent attention to the issue of declaring Wilson County as a Second Amendment sanctuary caught my interest. I wanted to contact my representative on the county Board of Commissioners to urge him … more
May is Foster Care Month in North Carolina and across the country. During this time, many agencies and groups highlight the importance of having safe, stable foster homes where children can be placed … more
CNN’s presidential poll released on June 8 gives former Vice President Joe Biden a 14% point lead nationally over soon-to-be former President Donald Trump. According to the recent broadside … more
The Washington Redskins National Football League franchise is a disgrace! In the year 2020, Washington team owner Daniel Snyder cannot possibly continue to rationalize keeping his ridiculously racist … more
Thanks to Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, I am today announcing my latest business venture. At the age of 4, this remarkable public servant immigrated to the U.S. from Ukraine. A Harvard-educated … more
So it is in America — “members only” means all others don’t matter. Be it chambers of commerce, arts councils, private clubs and yes, even churches.  Are you a member? … more
September is PAD Awareness Month, yet many of your readers may not know what PAD is. PAD, or peripheral arterial disease, is a chronic circulatory condition that affects more than 18 million … more
As Americans, there are two documents of paramount importance to American history: The Declaration of Independence, which forged our national identity, and the United States Constitution, which set … more
Election primaries were held Tuesday in Arizona, Florida and Illinois, in the midst of a global pandemic, COVID-19, aka coronavirus. What are they doing? More importantly, why has the Democratic … more
My name is Davonta Ferguson and I am running to represent you all on the Wilson City Council. Wilson is my hometown that I love and admire. Our community is rich with culture and Southern … more
I have a senior at Fike this year and I am writing about the graduation plans the Wilson County Board of Education has come up with.  I, along with every other parent I have spoken with and … more
I consider myself a liberal in that I am open-minded and am willing to accept facts that do not support my views and am willing to change my view based upon facts. That is what liberals … more
This holiday weekend, we celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. His significance to the world goes beyond what we remember in reading his speeches, especially his famous “I Have a … more
Congress should not expand the federal electric vehicle tax credit beyond its current 200,000-car maximum, as has been proposed. The EV tax credit was intended to encourage consumers to buy … more
People have been bragging about how great the economy is under the current administration. Clearly, the stock market is booming and unemployment rates are the lowest in decades. “President Trump is … more
After contemplating the new format of The Wilson Times, as described in Saturday’s editorial, I made a hasty decision to send an email to the paper asking for a full refund since payment was … more
The N.C. House of Representatives reached a new low in civics and civility when it passed a state budget without informing House Democrats of an impending vote. In the process, the House was able to … more
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